Bill Clinton visits Flora Grubb!

“When traveling, you get confused when there’s nowhere to put your recycling and compost.”
41 Signs You’re A Jaded San Franciscan [SFist]

“Lunch with Buffett is still on offer — it raised $3.5 million last year on behalf of Glide Memorial Church — but now a sit-down meal with Jack Dorsey is open to offers as well.”
Who’s worth more, Dorsey or Buffett? [Biz Times]

“Security at the invite-only evening was tight, and at one point a San Jose Mercury News reporter was almost dragged away by another woman when she attempted to ask a question of Ellison while he was being interviewed by an Oracle Corp. video team.”
Larry Ellison’s private America’s Cup party [Biz Times]

“Earlier this year MZA Events, which produces the AIDS Walk, tried to secure permits to hold the fundraiser through Golden Gate Park in October. But city officials balked, as the month is chock-a-block with events, from the Castro Street Fair to the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival and Halloween.”
AIDS Walk to remain put in July [BAR]

“I hear a lot of talk, especially from my own queer community here in SF, about how “tech people” are ruining San Francisco. From skyrocketing rent prices and disappearng diversity to economic and cultural ruination, we have become the scapegoat for a lot of the problems we are facing in the city as a whole. As a tech worker, I’m writing this to say: wake up, and direct your anger at the real sources of these problems.”
Hey you! “Tech people” are not the douchbags you think we are [SFBG]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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